Gagnon-Mrs.44

Mrs. Gagnon

Fifth Grade

Year joined Stella Faculty:

Sept. 2010

Personal:

husband: Richard
children: Jacob (Maureen), Derek (Amber), Dylan and Mallorie
grandchildren: Adi & Chet
furry children: Augustus, Zeus, Oscar, Rajah & Jasmine
hobbies: spending time with family, traveling in the United States & Europe, camping

Teaching Philosophy:

Create a cohesive environment which meets the needs of all learners.  This environment includes an organized classroom, clear and consistent classroom expectations and routines, as well as effective time management.  This environment also includes units of study through quality literature and cross-curricular lessons.

Describe what students will learn in your class:

ELA:  reading literature, informational text, informative/explanatory texts, research reports
Grammar: sentence structure, nouns, verbs, adjectives, capitalization & punctuation, pronouns and adverbs & prepositions
Spelling: vowel & consonant sounds, diphthongs, prefixes, suffixes, compound words, homophones, Greek & Latin roots
Math: multiplying & dividing: whole numbers, decimals and fractions
Algebra: pattern & graphing, units of measure
Social Studies: United States, Canada and Latin America
Science: Physical, Life and Earth Science, Science Fair
Social Studies (grade 4): New York State

Favorite Quote:

“We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” Aristotle

Classroom Websites:

A-Z Learning
IXL (Math)

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